Star Wars: A Sales History - Part 2 Sony

by William D'Angelo, posted on 20 December 2011 / 4,655 Views

VGChartz is celebrating the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic by looking at the sales of every Star Wars game released from 2005 to today. There have been 15 games released in the franchise since 2005. The sales data included are through the week of November 26 and was collected when the data was broken down by Americas, EMEAA and Japan.

This is the second of four articles and it will focus on the Star Wars games released on a Sony platform, the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2 and PSP. The first looked at the sales of every platform combined. The third will focus on the games released on a Microsoft platform and the fourth will focus on the games released on a Nintendo platform.

PlayStation 3

PlayStation 3 Star Wars Video Game Global Sales

The global sales of Star Wars games for the PlayStation 3 fluctuate from nearly two million for the best selling game, all the way down to just 200,000. There have been five Star Wars games released on the PlayStation 3. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga are the two games to sell more than one million units. The Force Unleashed games are the most popular series of Star Wars PlayStation 3 games, selling a combined 2.68 million units. The LEGO series sold a combined 1.99 million units.

PlayStation 3 Star Wars Video Game America Sales

No PlayStation 3 Star Wars game in the Americas sold one million units. The top three did sell more than half a million, while the bottom two sold fewer than 200,000. The Force Unleashed games sold a combined 1.48 million units. The LEGO series sold a combined 1.06 million units.

PlayStation 3 Star Wars Video Game EMEAA Sales

No PlayStation 3 Star Wars game in EMEAA sold one million units. The top two did sell more than half a million, while the next two sold more than 200,000. The Force Unleashed games sold a combined 1.20 million units. The LEGO series sold a combined 930,000 units.

PlayStation 2

PlayStation 2 Star Wars Video Game Global Sales

The global sales of Star Wars games for the PlayStation 2 fluctuate from over three million for the best selling game, all the way down to just 200,000. There have been six Star Wars games released on the PlayStation 2 from 2005 and onward. LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game, Battlefront II and Revenge of the Sith all sold more than three million units. The LEGO games are the most popular series of Star Wars PlayStation 2 games, selling a combined 5.84 million units.

PlayStation 2 Star Wars Video Game America Sales

One PlayStation 2 Star Wars game in the Americas sold two million units, while the top four sold more than one million. The LEGO series sold a combined 3.91 million units.

PlayStation 2 Star Wars Video Game EMEAA Sales

Three PlayStation 2 Star Wars game in EMEAA sold one million units or more, while the top five sold more than half a million or more. The LEGO series sold a combined 1.93 million units.

PSP

PSP Star Wars Video Game Global Sales

The global sales of Star Wars games for the PSP fluctuate from just under 1.67 million units all the way down to just 117,000 units. There have been eight Star Wars games released on the PSP. LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, Battlefront II and Battlefront: Renegade Squadron all sold more than one million units. The Battlefront games are the most popular series of Star Wars PSP games, selling a combined 3.74 million units.

PSP Star Wars Video Game America Sales

Just one PSP Star Wars game in the Americas sold more than one million units, while the top three sold more than half a million. The Battlefront series sold a combined 2.35 million units.

PSP Star Wars Video Game EMEAA Sales

No PSP Star Wars games in EMEAA sold more than one million units, while the top three sold more than half a million. The Battlefront series sold a combined 1.39 million units. However the best selling game was not from the Battlefront series, but was a LEGO game.

Monthly Sales for Select Games

PlayStation 3 Star Wars The Force Unleashed Sales

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3) sold 671,430 copies in its first month with sales being split even between the Americas and EMEAA. Sales in the Americas are between two and five thousand each month to this day, while in EMEAA the game is selling only a handful of copies each month.

PlayStation 2 LEGO Star Wars The Video Game Sales

LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game (PS2)  sold 216,250 units in its opening month in the Americas. There is no EMEAA monthly sales data. The game sold consistantly over its first two years on sale, but it has sold considerably less in the last year and a half. It has been selling fewer than two thousand copies a month for the last seven months.

PSP Star Wars Battlefront II Sales

Star Wars: Battlefront II (PSP) sold 116,290 copies in its opening month in the Americas. There is no EMEAA monthly sales data. The game has been averaging 2,500 sales each month for the last six months.

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